weight management

Stay on track during your summer holidays

By |June 14th, 2018|Featured Home, Featured Nutrition, Nutrition|

Summer is approaching, and normally the sunnier days make eating healthily and exercising regularly a little easier. But for those travelling, spending time away from home and out of their routine, it can be a challenge to achieve your goals. Spending your days relaxing on the beach, exploring new places or hosting summer barbecues doesn’t mean that weight loss and fitness must be challenging. Prepare for success this summer with these tips. Eating well Prepare meals and snacks ahead of time A little preparation with a few nutritious meals and snacks is helpful whether you’re flying or driving, staying in a hotel or renting a holiday home. Pack enough dry snacks and meals so you can be sure to get [...]

How to Avoid Weight Regain after Weight Loss

By |March 14th, 2018|Nutrition|

There are many different approaches a person could take to try to lose weight, and whilst many of these strategies can be successful in the short term it can be a challenge to maintain this lifestyle. In fact, only around 1 in 5 people manage to keep weight off for at least a year after reaching their target weight (1). Recently, scientists from the University of Colorado published a review of the scientific literature in 2015 that looked at what occurs in the body during weight loss, and how adipose tissue (body fat) drives the body to regain weight (2). What happens during weight loss? Body weight is controlled by an internal feedback loop between the brain and the periphery. [...]

What happens to your body when you hit a weight-loss plateau?

By |January 24th, 2018|Featured Home, Nutrition|

Few aspects of weight loss are as frustrating as when the changes you’ve seen on the scale begin to slow down, and then seemingly stop altogether. If this sounds familiar, you may be experiencing a weight-loss plateau. Some reasons for slowed weight loss are obvious, such as when healthier diet and exercise choices begin to give way to old, less healthful habits. But it can be hard to identify the reasons for a weight loss plateau when you stick to the healthy lifestyle changes that have already helped you lose weight. Weight loss occurs when there is a calorie deficit. A calorie deficit occurs when you burn more calories than you consume, and can be created either by increasing physical [...]

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